With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.